AI Ireland Podcast

AI Ireland

The AI Ireland podcast, breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives. Our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is been done within AI in Ireland and abroad.

All Episodes

Tom Halton,  CEO and Executive Director at HMHmmmmm Ltd. joins Mark Kelly on the AI Ireland podcast to discuss the current state of AI and Data Science in modern society, what excites him the most in the future of AI, the role of regulation and ethics & what he loves about AI Ireland

Feb 26

17 min

Kieran McCorry, National Technology Officer at Microsoft Ireland discusses interesting initiatives around education & inclusivity, helping businesses deliver a better customer experience, successful examples of AI and cloud services in the industry & what to expect at the AI Awards

Nov 2019

16 min

Liam McKenna, Partner at Mazars Ireland joins Mark Kelly on the AI Ireland podcast to discuss interesting innovations he is seeing in the digital world, helping clients adhere to the data privacy regulations and why they got involved in the AI Awards

Nov 2019

19 min

Graham Baitson, Global Lead of Innovation Labs at McKesson Cork discusses their impact in the healthcare sector, how they are applying AI, protecting patient data, AI ethics and more

Nov 2019

23 min

Owen Conlan, Associate Professor at TCD and Team Lead of Personalisation in the ADAPT Centre discusses the challenge of using AI to enhance the user experience, the role of Explainable AI and ethics, business problems they help solve, such as their work within Digital Media & more

Oct 2019

20 min

Brian McElligott, who is a partner at Mason Hayes & Curran specialising in Intellectual Property discusses challenges of applying AI in the legal sector, benefits that innovation can bring to law, advances in ethics and regulations, and more.

Oct 2019

17 min

Wayne Butterfield, Director of Cognitive Automation & Innovation at ISG joins Mark Kelly on the AI Ireland podcast to discuss how RPA can add value to an organisation, importance of communications, gaining your ROI using automation Pitfalls and challenges to be and why ISG got involved with the AI Awards

Oct 2019

27 min

ServisBOT CEO Cathal McGloin discusses how they can help increase your customer engagement, where the future of Customer Service is heading, advice on how to apply AI within your organization and more

Dec 2018

16 min

Ian McDonald, Product Manager with iCabbi discusses what iCabbi is all about, using data analytics to meet their customers needs, building for the future and more

Nov 2018

15 min

Principal Data Scientist at CarTrawler Niall Moran discusses how they are using data analytics to give customers a more personalised experience, challenges they face and where the future of AI is heading

Nov 2018

19 min

John Fitzpatrick, Vice-President of Product and Engineering at Voysis discusses how Voysis are making an impact in eCommerce, offering customers a multi-modal experience, where he sees the future of Voice AI heading and much more

Nov 2018

20 min

Jonathan Horgan and Ganesh Sistu from Valeo Vision Systems' Computer Vision and Deep Learning Dept. discuss the challenges they face in working with self-driving vehicle products, when will autonomous driving be the norm in society, the future of AI & Deep Learning, and more

Nov 2018

20 min

Martin Moran, Managing Director at Insidesales.com discusses why they are building an AI platform, automating the sales process to drive revenue and growth, how AI will add value to your business and more

Nov 2018

19 min

Head of Data Science & Analytics at CurrencyFair Fionnan Alt discusses how CurrencyFair use data science to deliver the best customer experience, staying ahead of the competition, his predictions for the future of AI and more

Nov 2018

18 min

Pivot Cloud Solutions CEO Guru Prasad and Marketing Director Jacinta Mandyam discuss what is Pivot Cloud Solutions and Phoenix AI, how they can help you update your businesses core systems, how they integrate these systems to the cloud and more!

Oct 2018

18 min

The M-Tank's Lead Researcher and co-founder Ben Duffy discusses what he's learned from their publications, the impact of image captioning and visual speech recognition, is deep learning the future of AI and more

Oct 2018

15 min

Hubspot's Machine Learning Engineering Leader discusses their inbound marketing work, a new apply of A/B Testing using multi-armed bandits, how they apply AI to their business and more

Oct 2018

14 min

Microsoft's Business Group Lead of Intelligent Cloud Paul Shanahan discusses a cultural transformation in Microsoft, building an AI ecosystem, creating a fantastic customer journey and more

Oct 2018

14 min

Mitch Leiberman, Program Director of Conversational Intelligence at Opus Research discusses how AI can add value to conversations, advice to businesses looking to apply AI to their organization, where he sees the future of Conversational AI and more

Oct 2018

14 min

Aljosa Smolic, SFI Research Professor of Creative Technologies at Trinity College Dublin and he is also the co-founder of Volograms discusses what Volograms is all about, how AI comes into play in their work, their research into virtual humans and much more!

Oct 2018

17 min

Joe Borza, CEO and co-founder at EnergyElephant discusses helping people make better energy decisions using their data, the benefits EnergyElephant brings to customers, where the future of AI is heading and more!

Oct 2018

16 min

Oisin Boydell, Principal Data Scientist with CeADAR, the Centre for Applied Data Analytics Research at UCD will tell you about some of his interesting work in Deep Learning, advancements in XAI, future projects and where he thinks AI is heading in the next few years

Sep 2018

13 min

Kevin McLaughlin is an ex-Leinster rugby player who is the now the VP of Operations at Kitman Labs. In the show, he discusses what Kitman Labs is all about, their success with the Irish rugby team, how they help athletes and coaches manage their data, and much more!

Sep 2018

16 min

Susan Kelly, Assistant Network Manager with Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet discusses what ICT Skillnet is all about, helping launch the Masters in AI at the University of Limerick, why they wanted to sponsor the AI Awards and more!

Sep 2018

9 min

Ronan O'Connell, Senior Director at the SAP Advanced Analytics Institute discusses what the SAP Data Hub is all about, services and tools they offer the customers, the potential of deep learning and Quantum Computing and more!

Sep 2018

15 min

AYLIEN CEO Parsa Ghaffari discusses what motivated him to set up AYLIEN, benefits they bring to customers, the potential of NLP to improve human interaction with machines and much more

Sep 2018

20 min

SSE Airtricity's Noelle Doody and David Noronha discuss their innovation project RealValue, how they use data analytics to better serve their customers, innovation within SSE Airtricity and more in episode 27 of the AI Ireland podcast

Sep 2018

19 min

Christian Guttmann, Chief AI Scientist at Tieto in Stockholm discusses exciting projects in the Nordics, advice to businesses on how to apply an AI strategy, his predictions for the future of AI and much more

Sep 2018

19 min

Pointy co-founder Mark Cummins discusses what motivated them to set up Pointy, challenges they needed to overcome setting it up, the success of Pointy thus far, their ultimate goal and much more.

Aug 2018

18 min

Logograb co-founder Luca Boschin discusses what their logo recognition tool is all about, benefits it brings to clients through social media monitoring, his thoughts on the future of AI and more in episode 24 of the AI Ireland podcast

Aug 2018

12 min

Suzanne Little, Funded Investigator at the DCU Insight Centre for Data Analytics discusses the Smart Stadium project with Croke Park, the need for more education on AI, the potential of deep learning and much more

Aug 2018

19 min

Founder and CTO of NSilico Paul Walsh discusses what NSilico is all about, creating more personalised treatment for patietns, exciting research at the SIGMA Machine Learning Research Group and much more on episode 22 of the AI Ireland podcast

Aug 2018

20 min

EdgeTier CTO and founder Bart Lehane discusses how EdgeTier improve efficiency in call centres with data-driven decision making, the goal with their AI agent assistant Arthur and much more in episode 21 of the AI Ireland podcast

Aug 2018

18 min

Paul Sweeney, EVP Product at Webio discusses Webio's conversational messaging platform, what to expect at this year's Convercon event and much more in episode 20 of the AI Ireland podcast

Aug 2018

17 min

Artomatix founder and CTO Eric Risser is the guest on episode 19 as he discusses the benefits they have brought to clients in film and gaming, how Creative AI is the future of content creation and much more

Aug 2018

15 min

In episode 18, Barry Lowry, the Irish Government's CIO at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform discusses their public service ICT strategy, improving the customer experience, how the government apply their open data strategy and much more.

Aug 2018

19 min

In episode 17, Kevin Koidl, Research fellow with the ADAPT Centre at Trinity College Dublin discusses his belief that there is a lot more to come from AI in Education, the challenges businesses face adhering to the new GDPR rulings, Wripl Technologies and much more

Jul 2018

14 min

In this mini-episode, the co-founder of Parrotscribe Callum Donnelly discusses what inspired him to set up Parrotscribe, his journey as an entrepreneur, how AI will impact the jobs market and more.

Jul 2018

9 min

Head of Design and Innovation in the ADAPT Centre at TCD Declan McKibben discusses exicting ADAPT projects in NLP, Machine Translation and in Computer Vision, how deep learning will effect the future of AI, the impact AI will have on jobs and much more.

Jul 2018

22 min

In episode 14, Senior Data Scientist with CeADAR Ireland David Haughton discusses his work with big data analytics and blockchain, the potential of AI and Blockchain interacting with each other, the benefits it can bring to the enterprise and much more.

Jul 2018

12 min

In episode 13, CEO and founder of Soapbox Labs Patricia Scanlon discusses what inspired her to set up Soapbox Labs, the challenges that arise building voice AI for kids, how speech recognition has exploded in the past couple of years and much more

Jul 2018

18 min

CEO and founder of TechIreland Niamh Bushnell discusses why she set up TechIreland, how they gather the data for the TechIreland platform, the recent addition of 40 new Data Hubs to their search engine and much more

Jul 2018

18 min

In episode 11, Application Architecture Director at Dassault Systèmes Nick Grattan discusses his passion for NLP and text analytics, his work at Dassault Systemés, what he has learned so far in his PhD and much more.

Jul 2018

20 min

In episode 10 of the AI Ireland podcast, the CEO of Logical Clocks and the lead architect of Hops Hadoop Jim Dowling chat about what inspired him to set up Hops Hadoop, challenges he faced in creating it, what it was like to win the PAPI's startup battle and more

Jul 2018

18 min

In episode nine of the AI Ireland podcast, Accenture's Big Data and AI Delivery Lead Stephen Redmond chats about his passion for text data, exciting projects Accenture are working on, how businesses need to be purposeful on how they are implementing AI and much more

Jun 2018

19 min

In episode 8, Oliver Daniels, CEO of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics talks about Ireland on the leading edge of data science, exciting projects they are involved in and much more

Jun 2018

22 min

In episode 7 of the AI Ireland podcast, my guest is Max Cottica. Max has a career spanning nearly four decades in the field of data science and is currently the CIO of StayCity Aparthotels. In the episode, we discuss how building the right foundations is key to success in data science, building a customer intelligence platform with StayCity, how he is excited for the future of Snowflake, Python, Spark and much more.

Jun 2018

20 min

In episode 6, my guest is the SVP of Cloud Operations at RingCentral, Curtis Peterson. We chat about the improvements that AI has brought to call centres and conference analysis, where he believes humans will have a role alongside AI, what excites him most about the future of AI and much more.

Jun 2018

14 min

Zalando's engineering lead Adam Bermingham is the guest on episode 5  where we discuss how their recommender system is put together, challenges their data science team faces, how they stay ahead of the competition and much more

Jun 2018

19 min

In Episode 4, Director of Eir's Analytics Centre of Excellence Anthony O'Neill chats the importance of understanding what the customer wants, what's in store for the future of Eir and where he believes the future of Data Science is heading and much more

Jun 2018

16 min

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